Karori Kids Incorporated Wellington

Centre manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 9:20 AM 04 March 2021
Closes 5.30pm 17 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHYQ

Karori Kids is a small community centre run by a parent committee with a role of 24 children and 5 teachers. We are looking for an extraordinary person to lead our centre in the heart of Karori. You will be a natural leader and will be instrumental in developing and inspiring a team of talented teachers.  

As a passionate and experienced leader, you will wear many hats to allow you to manage in an ever-evolving environment and be adaptable to meet a variety of needs as they occur. You will have a strong 'on the floor' presence as the role involves 3 days in the office and 2 days working “on the floor”.  You will provide mentoring and role modelling of exceptional teaching practice to the rest of your team.

The following skills, knowledge and capabilities are ideally required for this role: 

  • Demonstrated leadership experience with the ability to develop, coach and lead a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities.
  • Outstanding time management and organisational skills
  • Superb communication skills both written and verbal with the capability of building strong and lasting relationships with families and the wider community.
  • Initiative, desire and passion for quality practice standards and commitment to the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Familiarity with the New Zealand Education Council, ERO, MOE requirements, Licensing Criteria, 2008 Regulations and Code of Ethics
  • Working with and alongside the parent committee
  • Innovative, resilient, committed, passionate and enthusiastic! 

This position is for 35 hours a week (7 hours a day) and we are party to the Early Childhood Collective Agreement. 

If the above role sounds like something that would inspire and motivate you, then we would love to hear from you.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Tracy Keyes
29 Campbell Street, Karori, Wellington 6012
(04) 476 6887

Vacancy reference #:1HAHYQ

Listed 9:20 AM 04 March 2021
Closes 5.30pm 17 March 2021

Karori Kids Incorporated NZ

ECE centre details

Karori Kids Incorporated

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 24

Service ID: 60230
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Physical address:
29 Campbell Street, Karori, Wellington

Postal Address:
29 Campbell Street, Karori, Wellington 6012